The police in Oyo have paraded 34 suspected cattle rustlers and kidnappers arrested alongside Ogbomoso/Ilorin Expressway.
Different suspects have been linked to armed theft, and stealing.
Shina Olukolu, Commissioner of Police in cost of Oyo, whereas briefing newsmen in Ibadan, stated 5 of the suspects have been arrested in December 2019.
Based on him, 29 different criminals who specialised in armed theft have been arrested whereas the command recovered from them one diverted trailer two stolen automobiles.
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He famous that on December 23, 2019, info was acquired at SARS workplace, Ogbomoso operational base that some members of a infamous gang of armed robbers who specialised in cattle rustling and kidnapping have been sighted with refined weapons (arms) in Ogbomoso city, planning to strike.
“Upon this info, a group of SARS operatives swung into motion and laid siege at new Kara market space alongside Ogbomoso/Ilorin Expressway the place they intend to assault, rob and kidnap members of the enterprise group.
The hoodlums later arrived on the scene and in the method, one among them who later recognized himself as Abubakar Mohammed was arrested whereas his syndicate members managed to flee. One AK-49 riffle with seven reside ammunition have been recovered from the suspect.
“Throughout interrogation, he confessed to be a member of a legal gang that specialised in cattle rustling, kidnapping and different violent crimes and this later led to the arrest of 1 different members of his syndicate who recognized himself as Babuga Usman with three of the syndicate’s receivers who recognized themselves as Rasheed Ganiyu, Taofeek Salawu and Abiodun Kehinde. Investigation is now in progress to arrest different fleeing members of the gang, the police chief stated.
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